iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus — anticipated to debut later this 12 months because the successors to the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus — may very well be geared up with a 48-megapixel digicam that may change the prevailing 12-megapixel shooter and permit the digicam to seize extra gentle leading to higher picture high quality. It should reportedly be much like the one launched on final 12 months’s iPhone 14 Professional lineup. The smartphone maker was first tipped to introduce the stacked sensor expertise to the cheaper iPhone fashions earlier this 12 months.
In a weblog publish on Wednesday, TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that Apple will launch the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus with a brand new 48-megapixel rear digicam as an alternative of the 12-megapixel main digicam on the iPhone 14 and former fashions. Kuo claims that the Cupertino firm will embody the higher-resolution digicam sensor from Sony that has a stacked CMOS picture sensor (CIS).
Again in Could, Haitong Worldwide Securities analyst Jeff Pu predicted that Apple would equip its upcoming smartphones with an upgraded 48-megapixel digicam. On the time, Pu claimed that there have been yield points with the stacked sensor that had been affecting the manufacturing of the brand new fashions.
Nonetheless, Kuo states in his weblog publish that Sony has ramped up manufacturing of the CIS for Apple “by 100-120 p.c” because the Japanese agency races to satisfy Apple’s demand. He provides that the corporate’s transfer has led to a drop in CIS provide for producers of high-end Android smartphones.
Because of this, Kuo states that Android handset producers — particularly Chinese language manufacturers — might want to flip to different suppliers of high-end CIS options, similar to Will Semi and Smartsens. In the meantime, Kuo’s predictions recommend that Pu’s apprehensions of a delay within the manufacturing of the iPhone 15 collection might need been averted by Apple.
Final 12 months’s iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus are geared up with a twin rear digicam setup with two 12-megapixel cameras, whereas the iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Professional Max had been geared up with an upgraded main digicam that permits customers to click on 48-megapixel ProRAW images whereas capturing extra gentle for improved photograph high quality. Apple is but to announce plans to launch the iPhone 15 collection of smartphones, which is anticipated to debut later this 12 months.
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